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city, and we'll continue to have patrols.ment of home remaining vigilant and state: t thoughts and prayers of the american people are with the victims and their families today. the united states condemns this hateful assault. at least 49 people were killed, more injured in two mass shootings at two mosques in christchurch.new zealand is in mourning.jacinda ardern / new zealand prime minister: clearly what has happened here is an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence. president trump tweeting his "warmest sympathy" to the people of new zealand.his national security adviser, john bolton pledging the u.s. will help, as needed.john bolton / national security adviser: we're going to cooperate with the new zealand authorities to the extent we can, if there's any role that we can play. but we're obviously following the events there very closely.the council on american-islamic relations urging muslims here in the shy away from worship out of fear.nihad awad / council on american-islamic relations (cair): we tell our community do not be afraid. and do not abandon your mosques. not today. not ever. in washington, i'm karin caifa.
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i'm karin caifa. (grant) a local terrorism and homeland security expert who is outspoken on public safety policy issues is weighing in on the attack. earlier today ron brooks explained what we can do here to try to prevent similar attacks.
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(grant) interviews like this on our new app-- kron-on. it is the bay area's only live, local news stre commercial- free service. download it today from the app store ... right now kron is
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(vicki)at 5:30... kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (grant) in the east bay ... three homes are destroyed in a fire that broke out on bethel island.... just northeast of antioch. take a look at the fire consuming a home on the 27-hundred block of taylor road. the fire broke out just before 6 o'clock last night. it destroyed three homes before it was contained around 8 o'clock. many residents are upset ... because there is no fire department and no fire hydrants on the island. ...
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with the san ramon valley unifed school distrcit have approved a new contract. and it incliudes a four-percent ongoing raise. union leaders made the announcement last night after the votes were counted. 98 percent of district teachers voted to approve the new contract. it also includes an increase in a health for retired employees and lower student-to-staff ratios. the board of education is expected to ratify the agreement later this month. (vicki) in the north bay... one man is dead after a hit and run in santa rosa, and tonight police are still looking for the driver. it happened on westbound highway 12 near middle rincon road just before 1:30 this morning. police say a man was hit-- and the driver fled. investigators now looking for a blue 2006 mitsubishi raider pickup truck. poice say the truck will be missing the front passenger headlight and the front grill (vicki) a big story tonight... the editor of san francisco's famous thrasher magazine has died. jake phelps died in san francisco yesterday at the age
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of 56. phelps is famous for his skateboarding career and for being the editor of thrasher magazine... which has been published monthly in san francisco since 1981. no cause of death was released. (vicki) police in san francisco are looking for thieves who stole a safe from a church. it happened at saint dominic's catholic church. police say inside the safe was sacred books... and thousands of dollars worth of gift cards for struggling families. investigators say the thieves were looking for cash from church collections-- but that money was already in the bank. right now there is no suspect description. lawrence karnow: it was a fantastic friday around the bay area with highs in the 60s and low 70s. now we are getting ready for what looks like the nicest weekend of the year. the doppler radar is showing no rain in california. on the satellite you can see the huge dome of high pressure over the state. it will become even stronger this weekend with highs soaring well above
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normal and in the 70s. highs tomorrow will be in the upper 60s to mid 70s with plenty of sunshine. it will be even warmer on sunday before cooling slightly on monday. there is a chance of showers late tuesday and wednesday. (grant) one of the people accused
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in the college admissions cheating scandal appeared in federal court in boston today. vancouver business man david sidoo pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. sidoo is accused of paying 200-thousand dollars for someone to take exams for both of his sons. he was the c-e-o of two companies which both say he has taken a leave of absence in the wake of the he's one ofwhat and today-- presidential candidates spoke out about the scam.
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tuition at a community college in one of our communities? this is symptomatic of a much bigger problem.">(grant) officials say it's the biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the justice department. (vicki) coming up... a major upgrade for bart passengers... the changes being made to make stations more accessible.
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for your money... the powerball jackpot is nearly half-a-billion dollars. nobody won the drawing on wednesday, sending the pot to 495-million. that's a cash value of 300-point-2 million dollars. the drawing is tomorrow night at 8:00.. so you still have time to pick up tickets. (grant) if you don't win the lottery-- bugatti is making one of its cars more affordable. but-- good luck fitting in it. the car marker showed its new 34- thousand dollar car at the geneva auto show earlier this week. it's called "the baby two"... and it's a replica of a toca originally built by the company's founder for his four-year-old son in 19-26. the car is being manufactured to celebrate the company's 110th anniversary... only 500 models will be made. the electric vehicle can go up to (grant) a rough arrest is caught
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on camera. and now the woman in the video is speaking out-- saying she thought she was going to die. why she is now hoping charges against her will be dropped.
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a woman in south florida says she feared for her e about a man with a gun... and the responding officer used force to arrest her. the incident was documented in a video that has since prompted an investigation. jeff lenox reports.
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nats "why are you doing this?" a woman confused... getting cuffed and wrestled to the concrete by miami dade police. her friend rolling on the tough take down.dyma loving"i thought i was going to die. " 26 year-old dyma (die-ma) loving is the woman you see getting arrested back on march 5th...she and her friend called police... alleging a man pulled a gun on them - near southwest 201st street and 113th place. dyma loving"my life was threatened... i'm frantic right now, i just want to speak to my babies."but officers say when they pulled up. acting 'belligerent and would not obey commands.'nats "i was terrified."behind the am assaulted her, he put his hands on her."the miami dade police director weighs in, saying:"i find the actions depicted on the video deeply troubling and in no way reflective of our core values of integrity, respect, service, and fairness."as for
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the man accused of pulling a gun--frank tumm"if i had a gun i would have been arrested."he wasn't arrested... and says he watched the whole incident with police. frank tumm"she wasn't very pleasant with the cops."nats "do not touch me!" loving admits she was upset and yelling... but insists she didn't do anything to deserve this... take down.dyma loving "i didn't assault you, i didn't threaten you, i didn't do anything to you."the mother of three goes on to say she was left with bruises, scrapes and two criminal charges... including disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.dyma loving"i'm glad i'm alive because i just knew i was going to die."//butted//"all of that, it shouldn't have happened, you know? you don't treat a victim like that." (vicki) one police officer involvdesk duty-- l charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest without violence. she spent one night in jail and hopes the charges against her will be dropped. (grant) bart plans to replace dozens of broken escalators in san francisco. this after a nearly one- hundred-million-dollar contract was approved by the bart board of directors. kron 4's gayle ong has the details of this new escalator contract... and what it means
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for riders. this is rush hour at the montgomery street bart station in san francisco..at 5:45 p-m thursday - people lining up..not for a train..but the stairs..this is why..bart spokesperson alicia trost says this is one of 41 escalators in downtown san francisco that bart will repair, thanks to a 96-point- five million dollar contract is not only will we get new thi modern esculators but they're all by the same manufacturer."> trost says current made by different companies that are no longer in business... many of the units being replaced are the oldest in the entire bart system.the goal is to enhance rider safety and escalator reliability.trost tells us the nearly one-hundred- million-dollar price is actually under budget..
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"engineers estimated 151 million. the second bidder came in under 120 million, i've seen a lot of people on twitter say this is so much mo y, expensive, bly it came far under that engineer's estimate so that is good for tax payers.">the escalator contract is funded by voter- approved measure r-r.plans for new installation is expected to happen next spring. (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor) time now (anchor) mateo bridge.at the san look outside... taking a live (anchor) spring. (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a fantastic friday around the bay area with highs in we are
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getting the year. the doppler radar is showing no rain in california. on the satellite you can see the huge dome of high pressure over the state. it will become even stronger this weekend with highs soaring well above normal and in the 70s. highs tomorrow will be in the upper 60s to mid 70s with plenty of sunshine. it will be even warmer on sunday before cooling slightly on monday. there is a chance of showers late tuesday and wednesday. news at 5... a heartfelt reunion after a mother is forced to put her daughter up for adoption-- wednesday.tuesday and showers late is a chance of showers late tuesday and wednesday.
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a heartfelt reunion after a mother is forced to put her daughter up for adoption-- more than 50 years ago. how they were finally able to reconnect.
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to simone, i leave the van gogh. to harrison, the wine collection. to craig, this rock. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them. with love, california. (grant) a florida woman
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reunites with the daughter she gave up for adopti there for th reunion at orlando "i'm ready!" 76-year-old joy sherer was anxious.she's waited a lifetime to meet the daughter she last saw when she placed her in the arms of a nun at an orphanage.joy sherer:"we have not seen each other for 52
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years..the last time i saw her she was just a litta bit a baby."joy says in 1966 she was pregnant and a young mother of two when her husband suddenly died.nat sound:"here comes a lot of people!"after her baby was born, she tried to keep her but realized it would be better to give her up.her daughter, maryann, was eventually adopted after spending 11 months in an orphanage.nat sound:"i'm sure i'll know what she looks like." the two have been searching for each other for 30 years and today, they met in person for the first time.nat sound: "oh my god!!! i looked for her for 30 years. i really did 30 years..it's not easy. oh honey, don't cry, don't cry, it's all right, don't cry." maryann says years of research ivjoy and maryann:"she answers my questions and my sentences. i answer her sentences. we're just so much alike..very much alike, very much alike. we like the same thing."maryann says she's had a good life and is happily married with two children of her own.she holds no anger towards her mom for giving her up.maryann:"if it wasn't for her selflessness i wouldn't have all that so i absolutely have no anger at all."joy sherer:"i felt that i was doing the right thing at that time..would i do it over again? definitely not." (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news
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at 5.(grant) ken wayne and terisa estacio are here with kron 4 news at six. thank you gran6.... security at mosques all over the bay area... heightened after a horrific mass shooting in new zealand. how people
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here are reacting to the attack... and the role that white nationalism played in it. and students across the globe... walk out of class today to protest climate inaction.... with thousands of local students taking part. we'll take you around the bay area to hear directly from the youth... who are worried about their futures. and the raiders... are one step closer to another year in oakland. the news -- at six -- is next. [ dramatic orchestral music ]
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elected officials out who put money above their people> (ken) tonight at 6. students from around the world walked out of their classrooms today to protest global inaction on climate change. this is video of those califor country. protesters say governments worldwide are failing future generations by not tackling climate change quickly enough...and that much of the damage is already irreversible.thank you for joining us, i'm ken wayne. (terisa)and i'm terisa estacio in for pam moore.tens of thousands of students in more than 100 countries and over 15- hundred cities and towns participated in walkouts today. (terisa)kron4's dan kerman went to one in san francisco... he joins us now live.dan? climate change rally 0315196 insert if you are tired of looking into the sky and seeing clouds of smoke let me
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hear yousan francisco's union square was filled with high school and middle school students friday, all who walked out of school to take part in the global youth climate strike. the future will belong in our hands because it is our responsibility and it is our own, not some reckless adult who can't handle themselves. these students are demanding greater action on climate change. we are in climate crisis, we have been in a climate crisis, we

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